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Stacey Abrams Launches 2nd Campaign for Georgia Governor

Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams, the Georgia Democrat and leading voting rights activist, said Wednesday that she will launch another campaign to become...

Meet Artist Marquis Tucker, Whose Creativity Ranges From Fashion to Food

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times Speak to Marquis Tucker, and he’ll tell you that creating is something he lives by. However, the tricky part is...

Stacey Abrams Says 750,000 Georgia Residents Have Requested Ballots For Runoff

By Derek Major Black Enterprise Voting rights advocate Stacey Abrams said Monday that more than 750,000 residents in Georgia have requested a ballot for the state’s...

Georgia’s Blue Shift Is A Lesson For Progressive Organizers Across The...

By Travis Waldron Black Voices On Friday afternoon, news outlets finally began to call President-elect Joe Biden the winner in Georgia, a state that hadn’t voted...

Library Director Floyd Council Sr., accomplished singer, Army vet, administrator, outlines...

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For the Birmingham Times Floyd Council Sr., the new executive director of the Birmingham Public Library (BPL), could read music before he...

Monique “Mo” Jefferson’s journey from Ramsay High to champion trainer

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times In high school and college Monique “Mo” Jefferson was always considered a “gym rat” and nothing has changed in her...

Tuesday’s elections gave black candidates a number of historic victories

‎Times staff report Democrats scored several election firsts on Tuesday night and party officials credit the African-American electorate with playing a role. In New Jersey, voters...

Discipline Us Dance Company Announces Back to School Classes

{Atlanta, GA August 24th, 2015} It’s “Back to School” season and class is now in session. One class in particular, Discipline Us Dance Company,  is...

Police: Georgia Woman Locked Son Out For Missing Curfew

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia woman is accused of locking her 13-year-old son out of the house overnight as punishment for missing his...

Black Man Found Hanging From a Tree in Rural Georgia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMKWdbu2tB4 Authorities in rural Georgia are investigating the death of a black man found hanging in a tree Monday, reports CNN. While “nothing overt” suggests foul...

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